May 18, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

Political Science, B.A. Applied Politics Track


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Advisement for the major is available from the Political Science  Department

Political Science, B.A. Applied Politics Track Curriculum Guide  (Suggested 4-Year Plan of Study)

  • Complete a minimum of 10 POSC courses with a C or better.

  • Complete at least 6 POSC courses at the 300/400 level.

  • Transfer students must take at least 4 POSC courses at SU.

  • Demonstrate 102-level proficiency in a foreign language.

Checklist

This checklist is an unofficial tool for planning. Matriculated students and advisors should consult the Academic Requirements Report in GullNet before and after registering for classes each semester to track academic progress.

University Undergraduate Major Policies


  • Refer to the program page for this major and the Courses  section of this catalog for approved prerequisites and General Education courses.
  • Requirements may not equal 120 credit hours. Students must register for additional electives to complete 120 credits required for graduation.
  • All graduates must have a minimum of 30 credits of 300/400-level courses with C grade or above; at least 15 of those credits must be taken at SU.
  • Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 for graduation.
  • Students must complete at least 30 credit hours by direct classroom instruction and/or laboratory experience.
  • Students must take 30 of the last 37 credit hours at SU.
  • It is the student’s responsibility to satisfy graduation requirements. Please refer to the program page of this catalog for detailed major requirements.
  • Students must apply online for graduation by November 15 for May and by May 15 for December.

General Education Requirements


Please Note: Check Major Requirements section below for a list of General Education requirements that are fulfilled by the major.

Group I: English Composition and Literature (2 Courses)


A. C or Better in One of the Following


B. Select One Course From:


Literature course (from either ENGL or MDFL Depts.) 4 Hour(s) Credit:

  • Course:

Group II: History (2 Courses)


A. Select One Course From:


B. Select One Course From:


Group III: Humanities and Social Sciences (3 Courses)


A. Select One Course from One of the Following Seven Areas:


B. Select One Course from One of the Following Nine Areas:


C. Select One Course from Either Group IIIA or IIIB (Course must be from a different area than previously selected)


Group IV: Natural Science, Math and Computer Science (4 courses)


A. Select Courses with Laboratories from at Least Two of the Following Four Areas:


BIOL, CHEM, GEOL or Physical GEOG, PHYS 4 Hour(s) Credit:

  • Course:

  • Course:

B. Select One Course (Need Not be a Lab) from One of the Following Areas:


C. Select One Course From:


MATH 3-4 Hour(s) Credit:

  • Course:

Group V: Health Fitness (1 Course)


Major Requirements


POSC 350  may only be used to fulfill the requirement in one field/area.

General Education Requirements Fulfilled by Major


IIIB (Social Science), IVC (Mathematics)

International Politics/Foreign Policy: Complete 1 Course from the Following:


Political Theory: Complete 1 Course from the Following:


Applied Politics Track Requirements (6 Courses)


Complete the Following:


Complete 3 Courses from the Following*


* One of these courses can also be used to fulfill the major requirement of one course from the American Politics/Public Policy field

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